London Geographic coordinates

London is located at latitude 51.50853 and longitude -0.12574. It is part of Europe and the northern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

51.50853, -0.12574

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

51.5085° N 0.1257° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

51°30'30.7'' N 0°7.544' W

The geographic coordinate system enables any place in the world to be located using its latitude and longitude. The latitude is the position relative to the equator, specifying the north-south position. The longitude specifies the east-west position measured from a reference meridian (usually the Greenwich Prime Meridian). The latitude and longitude of London have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of London with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of United Kingdom

There are many systems and formats to represent geographic coordinates. The following table matches the equivalence between the most common formats:

System Latitude Longitude
Simple decimal standard 51.50853 -0.12574
Decimal Degrees (DD) 51.5085° N 0.1257° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 51°30.512' N 0°7.544' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 51°30'30.7'' N 0°7'32.7'' W

Cities at the same latitude as London

City Coordinates
Saratov, Russia 51.54056, 46.00861
Voronezh, Russia 51.67204, 39.1843
Łódź, Poland 51.77058, 19.47395
Bristol, United Kingdom 51.45523, -2.59665
Rotterdam, Netherlands 51.9225, 4.47917

Cities at the same longitude as London

City Coordinates
Valencia, Spain 39.46975, -0.37739
Zaragoza, Spain 41.65606, -0.87734
Cartagena, Spain 37.60512, -0.98623
Accra, Ghana 5.55602, -0.1969
Alicante, Spain 38.34517, -0.48149